Maceo Pinkard

Maceo Pinkard (June 27, 1897 – July 21, 1962) was an American composer, lyricist, and music publisher. Among his compositions is "Sweet Georgia Brown", a popular standard for decades after its composition and famous as the theme of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team.

Pinkard was inducted in the National Academy of Popular Music, Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 27th, 1897 (Bluefield)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist, piano

Recordings (Results 76-100 of 246 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 78692 10-in. 9/24/1919 I ain't gonna give nobody none o' this jellyroll Wilbur Sweatman's Original Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 78699 10-in. 9/26/1919 Wonderful pal Hickman Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Columbia 78723 10-in. 10/4/1919 Wonderful pal George Meader Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78807 10-in. 11/7/1919 Squealin' pig blues Louisiana Five Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 78944 10-in. 1/23/1920 Jazz babies' ball Al B. White Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78972 10-in. 2/11/1920 Shake your little shoulder Happy Six ; Jack Kaufman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 79002 10-in. 2/28/1920 Shake your little shoulder (Medley fox trot) Happy Six Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 79007 10-in. 3/1/1920 Rose of Washington Square Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 79776 10-in. 3/7/1921 Down where they play the blues Mary Stafford Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band composer, lyricist  
Columbia 79857 10-in. 5/24/1921 Wild weeping blues Mary Stafford Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80766 10-in. 1/5/1923 Liza Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 140071 10-in. 9/18/1924 I'm satisfied beside that sweetie o' mine Little Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (scat) composer  
Columbia 49610 12-in. 3/29/1919 Mammy o' mine Premier American Quartette ; Yerkes Jazarimba Band Jazz/dance band, with vocal quartet composer  
Columbia 49637 12-in. 6/2/1919 Easy pickin's Yerkes Novelty Five Jazz/dance quintet composer  
Columbia W140597 10-in. 5/13/1925 Sweet Georgia Brown Ebony Four ; Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Columbia W140603 10-in. 5/14/1925 Sweet Georgia Brown California Ramblers Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W140642 10-in. 6/2/1925 Wait'll it's moonlight 14 Virginians ; Ace Brigode Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W140643 10-in. 6/2/1925 Make those naughty eyes behave 14 Virginians ; Ace Brigode Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W140867 10-in. 8/26/1925 Sweet man Raderman's Roysterers Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W140868 10-in. 8/27/1925 Desdemona Sam Lanin Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W140888 10-in. 9/1/1925 Sweet man Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W140961 10-in. 9/18/1925 Desdemona University Six Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W141163 10-in. 10/20/1925 Sweet man Ethel Waters Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W141229 10-in. 10/30/1925 Say! Who is that baby doll? Ipana Troubadours ; Billy Jones ; Sam Lanin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W141244 10-in. 11/5/1925 Someone's stolen my sweet sweet baby Clyde Doerr's Saxophone Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 76-100 of 246 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pinkard, Maceo," accessed September 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110556.

Pinkard, Maceo. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110556.

"Pinkard, Maceo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 September 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110556

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